Blueberry BBQ Sauce

Texas-Style Blueberry BBQ Sauce

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Portions: 24
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  • 3 3⁄4 cup ketchup
  • 9 ounces water
  • 9 ounces distilled white vinegar
  • 3 ounces dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 1⁄4 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 1⁄4 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 3 1⁄4 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 2 1⁄4 teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 3⁄4 cup canned blueberries, drained


  1. Add all ingredients to a heavy-bottomed pan.
  2. Place the heavy-bottomed pan onto a range stove over low heat to combine for roughly 3 minutes stirring slowly.
  3. Remove the heavy-bottomed pan from the heat once the ingredients have warmed and formed a viscous sauce.
  4. Add canned blueberries and gently stir to combine.
  5. Cool sauce to room temperature then pour into a container and cover tightly. Label and date.
  6. Store sauce in the refrigerator for up to a month.

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